Manama: Under the Chairmanship of His Excellency Mr. Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and Chairman of the Board, the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) held its first Board meeting of the year.
The BIBF’s Executive Management headed by the Director Dr. Ahmed Abdulhameed Al Shaikh attended the meeting, for discussions on the strategic way forward including the business framework and updates on various topics.
The BIBF presented the organisation’s qualifications and learning strategy, and highlighted the value and quality of BIBF’s training programmes that are offered to the financial sector, for upskilling human capital in the Kingdom. The Management highlighted an increase in the overall enrolment for financial services training programmes, reflecting a rise in the number of Bahraini employees getting the necessary speciality training.
The Board of Directors also discussed BIBF’s milestones to date, which includes the launch of the new building construction project, in Bahrain Bay, with a 25,000 square meter area, to provide the best facilities for learners. Ground-breaking is expected to start next month.
Other topics discussed were the introduction of several programmes on the latest trends in Banking, FinTech, Cyber Security, Insurance, Leadership & Management, Academic Offerings and other professional qualifications relevant to the business sector.